Mitchel Air Force Base
- For the airport in Wisconsin see Mitchell Field
also known as Mitchel Field
, originally called Hazelhurst Aviation Field #2, was established in 1918 in the Hempstead Plains
of Long Island
, New York
Mitchel Air Force Base was a United States Air Force Base, located on Long Island, New York.
Though closed as an Air Force base in 1961, it still has military housing, a commissary and exchange facilities; with families from military activities in the area.
The Garden City-Mitchel Field Secondary, a remnant of the Long Island Rail Road Central Branch from Garden City, ends in the northern part of Mitchel Field, providing sporadic freight service.
Mitchel Field is now a complex located in East Garden City, New York
and Uniondale, New York
, and home to Cradle of Aviation Museum
, Nassau Coliseum
, Mitchel Athletic Complex
, Nassau Community College
and Hofstra University